There are 2 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Yao by plane, ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly, ferry  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Trang (TST) SGN - TST
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
  3. Take the ferry from Koh Lanta to Koh Yao Noi

$180 - $388

Cheapest option

Bus, Mini Van, bus and ferry, ferry  •  39 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the Mini Van from Phnom Penh to Bangkok
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Railay Beach
  4. Take the ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Yao Noi

$113 - $124

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Yao is to bus and Mini Van and bus and ferry and ferry which costs $110 - $130 and takes 39 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Yao is to fly and ferry which costs $180 - $390 and takes 11 h 10 min.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Ko Yao is 935 km.

The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Yao without a car is to bus and Mini Van and bus and ferry and ferry which takes 39 h 25 min and costs $110 - $130.

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It takes approximately 11 h 10 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Yao, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Trang Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Nok Air and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Trang Airport.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Ko Yao. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Yao.
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  • Distance: 584.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 10 min

What companies run services between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Ko Yao, Phangnga, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Yao. However, you can fly to Trang, take the walk to Trang Airport, take the Private Transfer to Hat Yao Pier, take the ferry to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta, take the walk to Koh Lanta, then take the ferry to Ko Yao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Yao via Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Chit Lom, Ratchathewi, Bus Stop BTS Ratchathewi, Hua Lamphong station, and Railay Beach in around 39 h 25 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Bus operators
Giant Ibis
Mekong Express
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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